Most Americans remain opposed to overturning the controversial Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, which 40 years ago legalized abortion at least in the first three months of pregnancy, according to a poll released Wednesday.
The poll by the Pew Research Center found that 63 percent of Americans believe that Roe v. Wade should not be overturned, compared to 29 percent who believe it should be. These opinions have changed little from surveys conducted in 2003 and 1992, Pew reported...
...NARAL Pro-Choice America, a national abortion rights group, said the data confirms what NARAL has found in its own research - a steady majority of the U.S. public supports a woman's right to choose an abortion.
"This poll is a reminder that the public clearly agrees, and has done so for decades," said Tarek Rizek, communications director for NARAL.
A spokesperson for National Right to Life, a leading anti-abortion group, was not immediately available for comment
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